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Status: AUG 2017 RE-STOCK

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Easy Model Platinum Collection 37284
Messerschmitt Bf 109E Display Model
Luftwaffe 1./JG 51 Molders,

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Messerschmitt Bf 109E   5"   5.5"


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Bf 109E began arriving at the Jagdgrupen during the autumn of 1939 with II/JG 54 receiving some of the first machines. On 22 November an E-3 fell into Allied hands when a pilot from II/JG 54 crash-landed near Worth, some twenty miles inside France. This machine would not only be tested by the French but was in turn sent to England and eventually to the U.S. for evaluation. The new, faster and harder-punching aircraft were extremely welcome to the young Luftwaffe pilots that, on occasion, were literally fighting for their lives against Allied pilots.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E

Designed to meet a Luftwaffe need for a single-seat fighter/interceptor, the Messerschmitt Bf 109 was first flown on May 28th, 1935. Its all-metal construction, closed canopy and retractable gear made the Bf 109 one of the first true modern fighters of WWII. This versatile aircraft served in many roles and was the most produced aircraft of the war and the backbone of the Luftwaffe, and was flown by Germany's top three aces, who claimed a total of 928 victories between them. Armed with two cannons and two machine guns, the Bf 109's design underwent constant revisions, which allowed it to remain competitive until the end of the war.

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Easy Model Platinum Collection

The Easy Model "Platinum Collection" range presents highy-affordable, ready-made plastic models of military aircraft. While these models may not have the same "heft" as their diecast siblings, they do offer remarkable value for money. Most importantly, they look perfectly at home alongside diecast modes, allowing collectors to "flesh out" their collection with types and paint-schemes not yet available in diecast.

Easy Model "Platinum Collection" display model airplanes feature:

  • Molded plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Spinning propellers.
  • Authentic ordnance loads.
  • Permanently extended landing gear.

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